Kobe X Silk

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Nike Celebrates Kobe’s Connection to Europe and Asia with the Kobe X Silk

Though we know him best for his time in Los Angeles. Kobe is knowledge of the world is broader than most of us probably realize. Spending much of his childhood in Italy, and traveling through China as an adult, Kobe has grown a deep connection for both Europe and Asia.

Using this inspiration for the Kobe X Silk, Nike designers looked to the 4,000-mile Silk Road that operated between Europe and Asia  from as early as 210 B.C. to 1453 A.D. The colors of the design, both orange and burgundy, were pulled from 1st century silk tapestries.

Available globally at nike.com on March 21, the Kobe X Silk will also arrive at select retailers for $180.

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